Class 1 Relief Driver


Henstridge, Somerset.

Brief Description

Driving a company lorry on multi-drop runs within/around Somerset/Dorset, the Home Counties, the Midlands, London, South Coast and even occasionally further afield. Assisting, as requested and as appropriate, with the unloading/loading of the lorry at various individual drops. Reporting to the transport manager.


Starting salary of £24,436 per annum.


Available at time and a half.

Shifts Available

Day – Leaving the yard by 6:00 until finish as per deliveries – Monday to Friday (40 hours).

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Carryout all daily lorry checks at the start of the shift
  • Ensure continued load security and safety
  • Drive in accordance to all relevant road traffic laws and tachograph laws
  • Follow instructions of delivery plan
  • Be courteous and polite to customers
  • Follow customer instructions and site rules
  • Aid the unloading of materials on customer premises in accordance with the health and safety policy
  • Report any accidents to Transport Manager
  • Report any delivery problems to Transport Manager
  • Report any vehicle defects to Transport Manager
  • Ensure the security of their digital tachograph card.


  • Identify and locate different steel products, using appropriate measuring equipment and reporting faults
  • Ensure machines and all work areas are clean and tidy
  • Replenish stock in the racks
  • Ensure daily checks are performed on your forklift/combi-lift at the start of your shift
  • Working as part of our team of operators, picking steel to order, as and when orders are generated
  • Collating aforementioned orders, and preparing them for loading
  • Be courteous and polite to customers
  • Unloading Lorries as necessary
  • Loading Lorries as necessary
  • Ensure you and your colleagues adhere to all current Health & Safety Legislation and Company Policy
  • Report any accidents and incidents to the Health and Safety Advisor
  • Comply with all company quality policies and procedures.

These are the key areas only and should not be taken as exclusive of other tasks the employee may be asked to perform from time to time during the course of their employment.

AJN Steelstock is one of the UK’s leading steel stockholder operating from two sites in Kentford, Suffolk and Henstridge, Somerset. We have an outstanding reputation for service and reliability and are proud of our continued inclusion in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 League Table and the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.

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For more information email or call 01638 555 500. 

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